Grilled Green Beans with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette Recipe


Grilled Green Beans with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette are absolutely delicious, healthy, and very flavorful – plus they are also so easy to make.


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Grilled Green Beans with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette Recipe:
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled Green Beans with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette Recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 73.5 kcal
  1. Wash fresh green beans thoroughly in clear, cool water. Break off the end (the top and tail) as you wash them. Leave whole or cut into desired lengths.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring water to a boil.  Add the beans and partially cook for 4 to 5 minutes (depending on the degree of doneness you want).  Remove from heat.  Drain the beans in a colander and immediately immerse them in an ice water bath to stop from cooking; drain and set aside.  

  3. Important To Remember: The beans will continue to cook after you remove them from the heat source. Either take them out just before they are cooked the way you like or plunge them in ice water immediately to stop the cooking process.

  4. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine 1 1/2 teaspoons of the olive oil and balsamic vinegar, Gorgonzola cheese, brown sugar, garlic, green onion, thyme, and basil.  Cook just until the ingredients start to combine, approximately 7 minutes.  Remove from heat.

  5. Prepare Barbecue Grill.

  6. Toss the green beans in the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil and season lightly with salt and pepper.  Lightly grill the beans on the barbecue grill approximately 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly.  Remove from barbecue and toss in the warm vinaigrette.

  7. Transfer to a serving platter and serve immediately.

  8. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Green Beans with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
Calories 73.5 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.5g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Source:  Recipe by All Kovalencik, Chef/Proprietor, of the Cauldron Restaurant in Nantucket Island, Mass.


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